Synonyms of severely


1. badly, severely, gravely, seriously

usage: to a severe or serious degree; "fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated"; "badly injured"; "a severely impaired heart"; "is gravely ill"; "was seriously ill"

2. sternly, severely

usage: with sternness; in a severe manner; "`No,' she said sternly"; "peered severely over her glasses"

3. hard, severely

usage: causing great damage or hardship; "industries hit hard by the depression"; "she was severely affected by the bank's failure"

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